Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

Dallas, TX

Post Date: 07/05/2017 Job ID: 22584 Category: Registered Nurse

Schedule:
  • Full Time Days.

Job Description:
  • The CVICU is a highly specialized adult intensive care unit.
  • It is comprised of 15 inpatient beds.
  • The unit specializes in the immediate post-operative care of coronary artery bypass surgery, heart transplant, heart valves ventricular assist device placement, esophageal and thoracic procedures and post op vascular surgeries.
  • Our population of patients may include MI, heart failure, cardiac dysrhythmias, hypothermia post-cardiac arrest and cardiogenic shock.

Responsibilities:
  • The CVICU RN performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act, with emphasis on the Cardiovascular ICU Service Line.
  • Use therapeutic communication in daily practice.
  • Maintain a safe and therapeutic Intensive Care environment.
  • Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on the needs of individual ACC patients.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process.
  • Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make informed choices regarding health care.
  • Promote a supportive environment that treats patients and families with dignity, respect and appreciation of their lifestyle, religion and culture.
  • Maintain high quality, age specific care for adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients as assigned.
  • Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver.
  • Participate in CVICU Department specific initiatives and process improvement.
  • Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistants, nurse technicians, student nurses, and / or nurse interns.
  • Support the mission, vision, and values of the organization.

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